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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Mark D. Powell (May 23, 2015)

Mark D. Powell, age 61, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 6:20 PM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio, surrounded by his family. He was born on November 23, 1953 in Celina, Ohio, to the late Roger & Martha (Adams) Powell.

He is survived by his wife Judy (Swank) Powell of Greenville, Ohio; children & spouses, Kevin & Anneli Powell of Troy, Ohio, Nickie & Jerold Fourman of Vandalia, Ohio, Ben Powell of Springboro, Ohio, and Dustin Powell of Colorado; and grandchildren, Matthew Powell, Brianna Fourman, Ethen Fourman, Kaylee Powell and Corbin Powell.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Gary Powell.

He was engaged in farming his whole life. Mark was a wonderful man who loved his friends and family.

There will be a service held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Kerry Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be made to the Mississinawa Valley FFA. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Barbara Josephine Moore (May 21, 2015)

Barbara Josephine Moore, 93, of Oakley Place in Greenville and formerly of New Madison, passed away in the morning of Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was born on May 28, 1921 in Palestine, Ohio to the late Bryan and Lola (Groendyke) Noggle.

Barbara graduated from Palestine School in 1939. She worked for Hobart Brothers and also General Athletics in Greenville. Barbara loved gardening, flowers and especially her cat. Barbara was a member of the Universalist Church in New Madison.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Moore in 1958.

Barbara is survived by her cousin, Wilson Bunger and wife Phyllis, and several other cousins, family and friends.

The family would like to thank the outstanding staff at the Oakley House and State of the Heart Hospice for her care. Also, they would like to thank the Cleveland Public Library for sending books on tape for Barbara to listen to all those years.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Braund Pope Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Venus officiating. Friends and family may visit from 10 - 11 AM prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery. Family request memorial contributions be given to the New Madison Public Library.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com. Services entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison.

Fredrick D. “Fred” Condon (May 21, 2015)

Fredrick D. “Fred” Condon age 78, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 8:14 P.M. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Fred was born October 29, 1936 in West Milton, Ohio to the late Russell E. & Elizabeth (Stocker) Condon.

Fred is survived by his wife of 58 years, Roberta J. (Barga) Condon whom he married April 23, 1957; children, Randy & Kim Condon of Versailles, Steve & Peggy Condon of Versailles, Gary & Teresa Condon of Versailles and Jody & Doug Groff of Versailles; grandchildren, Mindy & Kevin Kissinger, Danielle Condon, Kristin Condon, Mackenzie Condon, Cole Condon, Damon Condon, Summer Condon, Cassidy Condon, Brooke Condon, Joshua Condon, Brandon Groff and Chelsea Groff; great-granddaughters, Mallory York and Danica York; brothers & sisters-in-law, Dick & Angie Condon of Russia and Bob & Becky Condon of Versailles; sister & brother-in-law, Marcia & Chuck Meiring of Houston; sister-in-law, Jenny Condon of Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Fred was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Rita Condon; grandchildren, Douglas Condon and Christopher Condon; brother, James C. Condon; and sister, Maria Condon.

Fred served in the Ohio National Guard. Fred was the former owner of Edwin F. Nickol Monuments Inc. in Versailles. Fred was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown, Versailles Lions Club, Monument Builders of Ohio and the Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2347.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown with Rev. Fr. Ron Haft celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Museum or the Versailles Performing Arts Center. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Martha E. Gade (May 21, 2015)

Martha E. Gade, 90, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her residence.

She was born August 3, 1924 in Sidney, Ohio, daughter of the late Harley and Estella (Murphy) Wyer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Robert Gade; 2nd husband, Roscoe Bowman; grandson, Robbie Gade; brothers, Edward, Ellsworth, Eugene, and Thomas Wyer; and a sister, Geraldine Alice Wilson.

Martha was a LPN having owned and operated Gade Nursing Home in Greenville. She was a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church and had attended St. Paul Lutheran Church both in Greenville.

She is survived by her children, Arlynn Mahefkey of Centerville, OH, Sharon Haney of Winchester, IN, Robin E. Haney of Richmond, IN, and Tim (Karen) Gade of Greenville; grandchildren, Susan (Cass) Whitehead-Georgia, Thomas ( Misty ) Mahefkey, Kelly (Shane) Stover, Jenny (Vernon) Redd, Christopher Haney, Jordan Haney, Stephen (Samantha) Gade, Taylor (Will) Muir, Sean Gade, Ryan (Paige) Cox, Kaleen Gade; and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the home healthcare ladies and Heartland Hospice for all their wonderful and loving care through her illness.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Ronald G. Rush (May 20, 2015)

Ronald G. Rush age 69, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:16 A.M. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence. Ronald was born September 4, 1945 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Gene & Julia (McCarty) Rush.

Ronald is survived by a daughter & son-in-law, Nicole & Jason Lowder of Greenville; son, Mark Rush of West Virginia; grandchildren, Austin Lowder, Aubree Lowder, Kyle Rush and Christina Lucy; step-daughters, Michele Trissell & Jerry Wright, Julia Helman and Stacey & Jeff Weigandt; step-grandchildren, Jesse Wright, Daniel Helman and Amanda Gibson; and brother, Jim Rush of Florida.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was also preceded in death by his wife, Effie Rush; step-son-in-law, Dion Helman; and brother, Fred Rush.

Ronald served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ronald retired from Sprint Telephone Company in Greenville and later worked for Greenville City Street Department and NAPA Auto Parts in Greenville. Ronald was an entrepreneur. He was a member of the Greenville V.F.W., American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison with Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In honor of his late wife and numerous friends, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Charles H. “Charlie” Thomas (May 19, 2015)

Charles H. “Charlie” Thomas, 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday May 19, 2015 at 9:05 PM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center.  He was born May 12, 1920 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Fred & Mammie (Rehmert) Thomas.  He retired from Manix Brothers in 1988 after 44 years and continued his love of road work with walls Bros. His greatest pastime was fixing everyone’s yard tools. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was a member St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville; 69 year member of the Ansonia Masonic Lodge & Versailles Masonic Lodge; Past Patron of Fort Greenville # 406 Order of eastern Star.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife:  Ferne E. (Flommersfeld) Thomas on February 1, 2010; Son:  Scott Thomas; brother:  Wilbur Thomas; sisters:  Pauline, Marie, & Mary; and 2 nieces & 1 nephew.

He is survived by his children & spouses:  Pat & Kim Thomas of Kenton, Ohio, Sue & Keith Schlechty of Greenville; Grandchildren & spouses:  Debbie Fornshill, Troy Wombold, Pat & Kelly Thomas, Gina Thomas, Angie & Wayne Hughes, Megan Thomas, Stacey Thomas, Ben Harruff; 13 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandsons; sister in law:  Bettie Flommersfeld of Greenville; brother in law:  Cliff Hoblit of Greenville.

Services will be held on Saturday May 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Patti Morlock officiating.  Burial will follow in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home.  A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 2:45 PM on Saturday.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Alma Patricia (Simons) Pequignot (May 19, 2015)

Alma Patricia (Simons) Pequignot age 88, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 3:45 P.M. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Alma was born March 17, 1927 in Frenchtown, Ohio to the late Lawrence E. & Estella (Baltes) Simons.

In addition to her parents, Alma was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanie and son-in-law, Jeff Hawley; brothers, Noah, John and Lawrence Simons; brothers-in-law, William Dues, Alfred Tobe, Joseph Dues, Lois Aselage, Jerry Brandts, Frederick “Barney” Imwalle and Dick Pequignot; and sister-in-law, Gretchen Pequignot.

Alma was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville and the Rosary Alter Society. Alma was a graduate of Versailles High School Class of 1945. She was a homemaker for many years and later retired from Fram Corporation in Greenville. She loved spending time with her family and friends, playing cards, and gardening. Great memories also include going on vacations with family and friends.

Alma is survived by her husband, John Pequignot whom she married December 29, 1951; children, Becky and Bob Empie, Johnny and Dawn Pequignot, Jack and Laura Pequignot, Jeff and Barb Pequignot, Rachel and Kevin Jones, Rhonda and Aaron Dorsten and Kay Pequignot-Davis; grandchildren, Kristyn and husband, Russell Shumway, Rob Empie, Bob and wife, Laura, Dan, Tiffany Hawley, Jenny, Mallory, Joe, John Pequignot, Emily and husband, Todd Clinehens, Jake, Amy Pequignot, Molly, Stephanie, Jason, Aaron Jones, Sam, Gabe, Jessica Dorsten, and Taylor, Alexa Davis; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Dues, Genevieve Tobe, Lu Dues, Ruth Aselage, Verdice Brandts and Phyllis Imwalle; sisters-in-law, Catherine Simons, Evelyn Simons, Shirley Simons, Margie Sink and Betsy Hilderbrand; brothers-in-law, Bob Pequignot and Bob Sink; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Greenville with Rev. Fr. John White celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greenville. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 22, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.

Bettie E. Dowler-Harless (May 19, 2015)

Bettie E. Dowler-Harless, 82, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Sterling House of Greenville.

She was born May 8, 1933, in Arcanum, Ohio, daughter of the late Joel Wesley and Susie (White) Wogoman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Dowler; brother, Aaron Wogoman

Bettie had retired from being a designer for Annie's Attic, in Big Sandy, TX and was a care giver for over 10 years for T & D Home Healthcare. She was a former member of the Eastern Star in New Madison and Ansonia Grange.

She is survived by her second husband, Richard Harless; children, Joel (Carolyn)Dowler of New Madison, Terry (Dianna) Dowler of Union City, IN, Michael (Juanita) Dowler of Colorado Spring and Cheryl Jean (Van) Dowler of TX; 14 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Alice Godown and Myrtle Cox.

Services will be held 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 27 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Angela Meeks officiating. Burial will follow in the East Zion Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, from 4 PM to 8 PM . In the lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be given to Alzheimer's Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Cari L. Boevers (May 18, 2015)

Cari L. Boevers, age 49 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:56 P.M. Monday May 18, 2015 at her residence in Greenville. She was born March 1, 1966 in Nowata, Oklahoma and the daughter of Gary and Barbara (Wiggins) Boevers of Greenville.

"Cari Lou was how she was known amongst her closest friends and family. She enjoyed cooking, scrapbooking, reading and writing children's stories, drawing, and her most favorite pastime was using large and grandeurous words not well known among us common folks. Humor and wit were her prevailing characteristics. Cari Lou was loved by all who knew her and will be sorely missed.

In addition to her parents she is survived by sisters Christy McGehee of Greenville and Cassie (Dale) Hayton of Bethany, Oklahoma; brother Gary J. (Joy) Boevers of Greenville; 5 nieces, 12 nephews, 2 aunts and 1 uncle.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday May 22, 2015 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Brother Randall Hargrave officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon until time of the services in the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Doris E. Royer (May 18, 2015)

Doris E. Royer, 88, of Greenville, passed away, Monday, May 18, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville, Ohio.

She was born August 6, 1926, in Darke County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Guy and Della (Fitzgerald) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Alvin Young and a sister, Ina Knick.

Doris was retired from Treaty Company in Greenville where she worked as a file clerk. She was a member of Pitsburg Church of Brethren and a volunteer at the Brethren Home Retirement Community. Doris was an avid artist who enjoyed painting.

She is survived by her children, Gloria Royer of LaCrosse, WI, John (Marsha) Royer of Fort Bragg, CA, Terry (Lisa) Royer of Dayton, OH, Lisa (Norman) Baker of Union City, IN and Tim Royer of Greenville, OH; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sisters, Louetta Goubeaux of Greenville, Iris (Donald) Ross of Celina, OH; and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, May 23 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Ken Oren officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10 AM till the time of service. In the lieu of flowers family request memorials be given to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolence maybe left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Friday, May 15, 2015

David Alan Marshal (May 12, 2015)

David Alan Marshal, age 55, of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 5:17 PM at his residence. He was born on August 25, 1959 in Darke County, Ohio, to Mabel I. (Hillard) Marshal and the late Francis L. Marshal.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Fay (Barnhill) Marshal of Arcanum, Ohio, whom he married on August 17, 1985; daughters and son in law, Misty & Seth Dickens of Arcanum, Ohio, and Kristen Marshal of Pitsburg, Ohio; grandchildren, Chase Dickens, Matthew Marshal and Scott Marshal; brothers and sisters in law, Francis & Karen Marshal of Celina, Ohio, Kenny & April Marshal of Greenville, Terry & Carlie Marshal of Arcanum, Ohio, and Tony & Sherri Marshal of Versailles, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his sister, Janice K. Meade and brother, Mike Stein.

David worked at Fram for 22 years and then was a dispatcher for the Greenville Transit. He was a member of the Moose, Eagles and loved to go camping and travel but most of all loved spending time with his grandchildren.

There will be a service held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Dan Kuhbander officiating. Burial will follow in the Mote Cemetery, Pitsburg, Ohio. Family will receive on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Madonna L. King (May 12, 2015)

Madonna L. King, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 8:08 A.M. Tuesday May 12, 2015 at the residence of her son Jeff. She was born October 2, 1929 in Kokomo, Indiana and the daughter of the late Floyd H. and Helen (Priesthoff) Gerhart.

Madonna was a homemaker, a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary all of Greenville. She also had enjoyed playing bridge and participating in bowling leagues.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband John C. “Jack” Smith and her second husband Gilbert E. King.

Madonna is survived by her children Jennifer A. Bertram of Greenville, Jeffrey V. (Nellie) Smith of Greenville and Teresa “Kim” (Ron) Halley of Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren Stephanie (Rod) Mikesell, Roman (Tina) Smith and Derek (Amy) Smith; great grandchildren Ashley Mikesell, Jacob Mikesell, Peyton Smith, Caiden Smith and Kena Smith; brother Floyd H. (Berdean) Gerhart of Kokomo, Indiana as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday May 15, 2015 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County or St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Rick Henderson (May 11, 2015)

Rick Henderson, 64, of West Milton, formerly of Ansonia, passed away late Monday evening, May 11, 2015 at his residence.

He was born February 10, 1951 in Greenville, son of the late George H. and Virginia A. (Klosterman) Henderson.

Rick was a retired carpenter, with Carpenter Local 136. He was a veteran of the US Army having served in Vietnam. He graduated from Ansonia High School Class of 1969, member of American Legion 353, VFW, and the Harley Owners Group. Rick was an avid golfer, Ohio State fan and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.

He is survived by his significant other, Deb Henderson; children, Lisa (Tom) Rindler of Tipp City and David (Laura) Henderson of Sidney; step daughters, Natasha Peters and Sarah Logan; grandchildren, Jared, Adam, and Jason Rindler, Tyler Kelch, Eva and Hope Henderson; step grandchildren, Kailyn Rohrer, Hayli Chamberlan, Carson Peters; a sister, Carol (Charles) Baughman; a brother, Gary (Vicky) Henderson; and several nieces and nephews.

Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 15, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5-8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Miami County Hospice.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Curtis William Varner (May 11, 2015)

Curtis William Varner age 34, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 6:56 P.M. on Monday, May 11, 2015 at his residence. Curtis was born July 26, 1980 to Bruce W. Varner of Versailles and the late Donna M. (Vorhees) Varner.

In addition to his father, Curtis is survived by his wife, Dawn M. (Strunks) Varner whom he married December 16, 2006; children, Jeffery, Olivia, Connor, Amelia, Kimber and Vienna Varner; brother, Brad Varner of Versailles; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Curtis was a member of the Versailles Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2347.

A private funeral service will be held at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. There will be no public visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

James A. Dynes (May 7, 2015)

James A. Dynes, 83 of Florence, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday May 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, Kentucky. He was born July 15, 1931 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Walter E. & Marguerite (Clapp) Dynes. He retired from Chrysler and served in the United States Army. He was a member of the American Legion.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Walter, Louie, Jay, Robert Dynes; sisters: Maxine Norris, & Joan Ford.

He is survived by his son & daughter in law: Jeff & Susan Dynes of Florence, Kentucky; daughters: Kathy Owens of Tustin, California, Joyce Dynes of Greenville; 7 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sisters in law: Delores Dynes of Greenville, Margaret Stuck of Deming, New Mexico, Joan LaRue of Tucson, Arizona.

There will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Carolyn K. East (May 8, 2015)

Carolyn K. East, 74 of Greenville, Ohio went on to be with the Lord on Friday May 8, 2015 at 1:32 PM at her residence. She was born January 24, 1941 in West Manchester, Ohio the daughter of the late Carl E. & Goldie A. (Scheiding) Hoff. She worked at Westinghouse in Union City for 22 years and then for Greif Brothers for 10 years retiring in 2003. She was a member of Triumphant Christian Center.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son: Leonard “Brian” East; granddaughter: Brandilyn East; grandson: Michael A. East; brothers: Carl Hoff Jr., Jimmy Hoff, Jack Hoff; sister: Barbara Jean Hoff.

She is survived by her children & spouses: Catherine A. & Rick Clack of Greenville, Michael D. & Tammy East of Union City, Indiana; 4 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; brothers & sisters in law; Lowell & Glenna Hoff of Ansonia, Buddy “Jake” & Maxine Hoff of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Donald & Joyce Hoff of Beavercreek, Douglas Hoff of Union City, Ohio; sisters: Marilyn Wehrley of Greenville, Wanda “Windy” Wolfe of N. Ft. Myers, Florida; sister in law: Jeannie Hoff of West Manchester; 29 nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Friday May 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Triumphant Christian Center 1129 S. Town Court, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Sam Shilot officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday May 14, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio and 1 hour prior to service on Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be given to Triumphant Christian Center.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Bonnie M. Lutz (May 7, 2015)

Bonnie M. Lutz, 68 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Thursday May 7, 2015 at 7:32 AM at Heartland of Greenville. She was born October 18, 1946 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Alvin & Isabelle (Shell) Hittle. She was a homemaker and also worked at Neff Lettering.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her sisters: Mary Ann Jones, & Shirley Melling; brothers: Rick & Tony Hittle.

She is survived by her husband: Raymond Lutz of Greenville; brother: Dan Hittle of Greenville; sister & brother in law: Jill & Tom Miller of Hayward, Wisconsin; numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Tuesday May 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Daniel Berdine officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Maryalice Brewer (May 4, 2015)

Maryalice Brewer, age 81 passed away Monday, May 4 at 7:45 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community where she had been a resident since 2010. Maryalice was born January 8, 1934, the second of 4 children born to Omer & Beatrice (Lindamood) Wilson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Don, an infant brother Franklin, her brother Bob, sister-in-law & husband Isabelle & Glenn Fourman and sister-in-law Bea Landreth.

Maryalice met future husband Don when he came to Palestine and played drums in the Greenville Community Band which was performing an evening concert. Maryalice and Don were married in July 1952 just a month after she graduated from Palestine High School. They settled in Palestine and eventually bought the house next door to her parents. They were the proud parents of 4 children: Rick, Dave, Scott and Melody. Don and Maryalice had 9 grandchildren and there are 12 great-grandchildren. Don passed away in February 2008.

Maryalice was always active in her community & county. Maryalice worked over 30 years at Fram. She was elected the Clerk of Liberty Township and held that office for over thirty years. While clerk she was elected the secretary of the Darke County Township Association. Maryalice always had a love for quilts and was a member of the Towne Squares Quilt Club. She operated “Pap and Granny’s Quilt Shop” in Palestine from 1993 till closing in 2006.

Above all, family meant much to Maryalice. She came to almost every ballgame in which her children and grandchildren played. She attended concerts, operas, plays, banquets, award ceremonies and retirement parties.

She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Rick & Kathy (Stone) Brewer, Dave & Kim (Foreman) Brewer and Scott & Tami (Foreman) Brewer, and by daughter and son-in-law Melody & Bill Overfield. Grandchildren are Elizabeth Brewer, Mary Kathryn Brewer, Chris (Mattie) Brewer, Ashley (Nate) Beam, Amy (Tom) Farmer, Jason (Amanda) Brewer, Amber (Alan) Harsh, Jeff (Julie) Overfield and Addie (Derrick) Mikesell. Great-grandchildren are Karlee Farmer, Macy Thompson, Reagan, Lyla, Wilson, Grady, and Annie Brewer, Nora, Grace and Claire Harsh and Jaxen and Jace Overfield. Maryalice is further survived by brothers Bill (Josephine) Wilson and Dan (Beverly) Wilson, sister-in-law Mary Esther Wilson and brother-in-law Paul Landreth. There are many nieces, nephews, cousins and special family friend Von Oswalt who will miss Maryalice.

Funeral services for Maryalice will be held at 10:30 A. M. on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Palestine Church of Christ in Palestine, Ohio with the Rev. Mike Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 till 8 P. M. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.

It is the wish of the family that Memorial Contributions may be given to the Brethren Retirement Community Residents' Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Brent D. Corn (May 1, 2015)

Brent D. Corn, 28, of Greenville, OH, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 in Santa Ana, CA.

He was born November 8, 1986, in Troy, OH, the son of Steven Corn of Troy, Ohio and Susan (Mark) Hartrum of Greenville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his, grandparents, Robert and Margurite Corn.

Brent had worked at ConAgra in Troy, Ohio for 5 years. He graduated from Greenville Senior High School in 2005.

In addition to his parents, Brent is survived by his sisters, Kristin (Christopher) Jurgens of Huber Heights, and Kaylee Hartrum of Dayton; maternal grandparents, John D. (Connie) Myers of Greenville; step grandmother, Sondra Hartrum of Greenville; step grandfather, Ronnie Hartrum of Arcanum; and several uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Services will be held 11 AM, Friday, May 8 at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville, OH. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, May 7, from 5 PM to 7 PM.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Monday, May 4, 2015

Sharon Kay Stephens (May 2, 2015)

Sharon Kay Stephens, age 61, of Greenville, Ohio, passed on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11:24 AM at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, Ohio. She was born on February 2, 1954 in Dayton, Ohio, to Wanda (Taylor) Barnes of Greenville and the late Joe Buckley.

She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Tony Stephens of Greenville; daughter, Nonnie Beavins of Greenville; step sons, Trent Stephens of Greenville and Tyler Stephens of Kentucky; grandchildren, Sasha, Kyle, Deaken and Kierah Beavins and Tabitha Stephens; great grandchildren, Landyn Beavins, Kaidren and Jaxten Bailey; 1 brother and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sharon was self-employed Physical Therapist and was also a waitress. She was a member of the Calvary Deliverance Church Greenville, Ohio, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her father she is preceded in death by grandmother, Ethel Johnson and 3 sisters.

There will be a service held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Joel Barrett officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Hill Memorial gardens, Tipp City, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the James Medical Center. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com